Fortification of agglomeration, French Heritage monument to Rosheim

The two walls of speakers are covered with limestone rubble of coating
* the 1st level of the doors is made of sandstone of medium size stones unit with General marks
* at higher levels, presence of chains of angles in Ashlar sandstone. the towers have 1, 2 and sometimes 3 square floors
* only the passages of the 2 inner enclosure doors are vaulted in cradle, as well as the ground floor of two towers. the floor of the door of the school is covered by a vault
* the doors are protected by shell tile and slate covered polygonal arrows: door of the City Hall
* terrace 2 rounds in 1218, during the invasion of Lorraine, Rosheim is protected by a lifting of Earth with Palisade
* the Interior stone is constructed in the 13th century, before 1267
* the outer wall stone dated from the 14th century
* After the bombardment of the town by the troops of Mansfeld in 1622, it goes back to the outer wall and the towers from 1648
* changes during the 19th century: outer wall reduced in height in 1835, demolition of the West Gate
* at the beginning of the 20th century, demolition of the North wall of the outer wall, mark hack, dated by historical works

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

fortification of agglomeration
(fortification of agglomeration, rosheim)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

fortification of agglomeration, The two walls of speakers are covered with limestone rubble of coating; the 1st level of the doors is made of sandstone of medium size stones unit with General (...) Fortification of agglomeration, French Heritage monument to Rosheim rosheim, bas rhin

Location and general information

  • identifier : 158740
  • item : Fortification d' Agglomération
  • Location of the building :
    • Alsace
    • Bas-Rhin
    • Rosheim
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 67411
  • Zip code of the municipality : 67560
  • Order in the communal list : 81
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • strong
    • agglomeration
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 4 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 13th century
    • 14th century
    • 17th century
    • 19th century
  • Investigation : 1986
  • Date of protection : 1920 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1992/02/20

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 7 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • coating
    • average unit
    • ashlar
    • stone
    • sandstone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 2 different types :
    • polygonal spire
    • terrace
  • Materials (roofing) : 2 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • slate
    • shell tile
  • Other about the composition roofs : 2 modes of coverage are listed
    • vault
    • barrel vault
  • Floors : 3 type of floors in this manual :
    • 1 floor square
    • 2 storey square
    • 3-storey square
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • No information about decoration.
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas : 4 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • port
    • ditch
    • city ??gate
    • door
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • other Information : public property
  • Picture : 8aa7a5803aedf8a5f31412ce0d4421fb.jpg
  • Author of the survey MH : Poinsot Gilbert
  • Mérimée reference : IA00075636

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